Iraq

Oil rich Arab Islamic nation with millenia of history, still struggling for stebillity following 2003 overthrown of dictator Sadam Hussein.

Pro-Iran media celebrates Trump’s 'endless wars' withdrawal

Due to Iranian proxies targeting US forces over the past year, Iran would view this withdrawal as a win.

The battle for Mosul, Iraq, in 2017 left rubble-strewn cities. One of the book’s authors lost her br
Mosul war victim struggles to make ends meet through pandemic

Lockdown was eased two weeks ago, but the economic crisis resulting from the pandemic has left Sattar's friends unable to help him to the same degree.

By REUTERS
08/09/2020
Three rockets hit perimeter of Baghdad international airport

One of the rockets landed in the airport garage damaging four civilian vehicles, it said, citing a military statement.

By REUTERS
06/09/2020
Emmanuel Macron
Foreign interference main challenge facing Iraq, says France's Macron

"We are here for and we will continue to support Iraq," Macron said at a news conference in Baghdad with his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih.

By REUTERS
02/09/2020
Jews of Iraq
Ex-Israel envoy publishes new list of Baghdadi Jewry surnames

"Although many books have been published about various aspects of Baghdadi Jewry and its rich heritage, none contain a systematically-researched list of surnames."

Can Kadhimi save Iraq from Iran-backed militias before the snap election?

Iraq faces multiple deep challenges right now. Even without the COVID-19 crisis, the country was on the brink of economic collapse and political turmoil.

By HAKEEM DAWD QARADAGHI
30/08/2020
JORDAN’S KING Abdullah II welcomes Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a reception ceremon
Jordan, Egypt, Iraq summit stresses coordination, Palestinian issues

Jordan's King Abdullah II, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi "reaffirmed the centrality of the Palestinian cause."

After weekly rocket attacks, US moves forces from Taji base

For six years, Taji was a key base for the Americans and other countries.

Erdogan tests Iraq’s sovereignty in latest round of airstrikes

A Turkish airstrike in northern Iraq killed two high-ranking Iraqi security officials on Tuesday.

By MAYA CARLIN
22/08/2020
A demonstrator carries an Iraqi flag as he walks near burning tires blocking a road during ongoing a
Protesters set fire to parliament building in Iraq's Basra

The protesters had gathered to demand that Iraq's parliament sack the provincial governor after two activists were killed and others wounded in three separate attacks by unknown gunmen this week.

By REUTERS
22/08/2020
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